Card Trick Quilt Block Pattern

About this Quilt

Finished Size : 12" x 12"

Rating : Confident Beginner

Cutting Instructions

Background
… Piece A – Cut two squares 4 7/8″ x 4 7/8″; sub cut diagonally to make a total of 4 half-square triangles
… Piece B – Cut one square 5 1/4″ x 5 1/4″; sub cut diagonally to make 4 quarter-square triangles

From each of FOUR different prints (purple, green, magenta, and dark blue), cut the following:
… Piece A – 1 square 4 7/8″ x 4 7/8″; sub cut diagonally to make 2 half-square triangles
… Piece B – Cut one square 5 1/4″ x 5 1/4″; sub cut diagonally twice to make 4 quarter-square triangles (Note: 2 triangles will be leftover for each print)

Piecing the block
Step 1. Sub Unit A. Using Diagram I as a guide, sew background fabric, Piece A to one each of the print fabric, Piece A. Make 1 pieced-square unit for each fabric combination.

Card Trick DI

Diagram I

Step 2. Sub Unit B. Sew background quarter-square triangles (Piece B) to one each of the four print fabrics. Sew Piece A prints to each quarter-square units, using Diagram II as a fabric combination guide.

Card Trick DII

Card Trick DII

Diagram II

Step 3. Sub Unit C. Referring to Diagram III for fabric combination, sew print fabric quarter-square triangles (Piece B) together to make square.

Card Trick DIII

Diagram III

Assembling the Block
Step 4.
Using Assembly Diagram as a guide, piece sub units together to make rows. Piece rows together to make Card Trick block.

Assembly Diagram

Assembly Diagram